Organizational Changes for Najad

Since the 1st March 2018, yacht manufactures Najad AB and Arcona AB have been owned by Orust Quality Yachts AB. Their activities are conducted as separated companies, trademarks and brands and will continue to evolve independently. Orust Quality Yachts AB intends to create successful and efficient organizations to continue to build quality yachts within both Najad’s and Read More

Najad AB acquires Arcona Yachts AB

Najad AB has acquired Arcona Yachts AB. The companies manufacture and sell sailing yachts in the premium segment and will continue to develop and sell yachts under separate brands. Najad produces yachts designed for blue water cruising, comfort and ease of use. Arcona produces yachts designed for racing and cruising. The combined force of the Read More

Najad are Increasing their Presence in the Market

Najad are increasing their presence in the market and improving the customer relations and support. By scaling down the agent network and increasing the direct contact between the yard and the buyer they can offer an improved customer support and a reinforced buying experience. The new organizational setup will lead to a leaner and smoother Read More

Najad History

Najad Yachts is a yacht builder headquartered in Henån, Sweden. According to the company website, the firm was founded in 1971. As of 2005, the company had 160 employees, and produced up to approximately 80 yachts per year. Worldwide sales include Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Turkey and the US. History Najad was founded in 1967 Read More

Najad Back In Business

Sweden’s Lidköpings Båtsnickeri, builders of SwedeStar sailing yachts, has acquired Najadvarvet Yachting Monthly by Dick Durham October 15, 2003 Najad 410 Sweden’s Lidköpings Båtsnickeri, builders of SwedeStar sailing yachts, has acquired Najadvarvet. The new owners have purchased all rights to Najad boats,reports IBI magazine. “I’m very happy to announce positive news on the boating market,” Read More

Najad is declared officially bankrupt

A very sad day for Swedish boatbuilding as 40-year old traditional yacht manufacturer Najad is declared officially bankrupt. With regret Yachting World received a press release today, Tuesday 9th August 2011, stating that the District Court of Uddevalla, Sweden, has declared Najadvarvet AB bankrupt. The company gained a prestigious reputation during its 40 years of Read More